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Overview

Introduction to Lincoln, California

Lincoln, California, in Placer county, is 9 miles N of Roseville, California (center to center) and 24 miles NE of Sacramento, California. The city is conveniently located inside the Sacramento metropolitan area. 

Lincoln History

Theodore Judah surveyed and laid the original town site in 1859 as per the proposed line of the California Central Railroad. The city of Lincoln was named after Charles Lincoln Wilson, a director and organizer of California Central Railroad. They established a rail link between Marysville and Sacramento in 1860. However, it was during the mid-1990s that the city started enjoying a period of vigorous growth and development. 

Lincoln and Nearby Attractions

  • Foskett Regional Park.
  • Sacramento Zoo.
  • Lincoln Classic Car Museum.
  • McBean Park.

Things To Do In Lincoln

Lincoln features excellent recreational services. The city is home to a softball complex, baseball field, soccer complex, football field, a number of amusement parks, golf courts, community centers, shopping areas and beautiful landscapes. The city also organizes a number of youth and adult programs.

Lincoln Transportation

The nearest airport is Sacramento International Airport.

Lincoln Higher Education

The Sierra College serves this area.

Demographics

People

Total Population45,675
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens27.4%
Employed Population 16+17,203
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married63.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher34.4%
Median Earnings25+$48,270
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,605
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,897

Wealth

Median Family Income$85,225
% Above Poverty Level91.5%
% Below Poverty Level8.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.3%
% Using Public Transportation1%

Housing

People Living Alone22.9%
Median Gross Rent$1,601
Median House Value$363,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)35.4%
English12.1%
Irish11.6%
Italian8%
French Except Basque4.2%
Scottish2.3%
Portuguese2.1%
Norwegian1.9%
Dutch1.7%
Swedish1.6%
Polish1.6%
Danishn1%
Arab0.7%
Swiss0.7%
Canadian0.7%
Welsh0.6%
Russian0.5%
Ukrainian0.4%
Czech0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Palestinian0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Romanian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Greek0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Iraqi0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
US/American0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
African0.1%
Iranian0.1%
German0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Lincoln Almanac

CategoryValue
County Placer County
Standard Zip Codes95648
Phone Area Codes916
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude38.93
Approximate Longitude-121.25

Lincoln Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationAUBURN
Distance11.2 miles
Jan Temp38 to 54 F
Apr Temp45 to 68 F
Jul Temp63 to 91 F
Oct Temp52 to 76 F
Annual Precip36.5 inches
StationFOLSOM DAM
Distance14.9 miles
Jan Temp39 to 55 F
Apr Temp47 to 72 F
Jul Temp61 to 95 F
Oct Temp53 to 79 F
Annual Precip24.6 inches
StationMARYSVILLE
Distance23.8 miles
Jan Temp38 to 55 F
Apr Temp48 to 74 F
Jul Temp61 to 96 F
Oct Temp50 to 80 F
Annual Precip22 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Auburn13,858$75,396
Citrus Heights85,954$60,600
Loomis6,690$83,615
Rocklin60,509$102,345
Roseville128,276$96,968
Wheatland3,617$70,560

Lincoln Public Libraries

Lincoln Public Library
485 TWELVE BRIDGES DRIVE
Lincoln, California
(916) 434-2410

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Lincoln Public Schools

Carlin C. Coppin Elementary
150 12th St.
ZIP: 95648
Primary
Total Enrollment 389
Creekside Oaks Elementary
2030 First St.
ZIP: 95648
Primary
Total Enrollment 613
First Street
1400 First St.
ZIP: 95648
Primary
Total Enrollment 465
Foskett Ranch Elementary
1561 Joiner Pkwy.
ZIP: 95648
Primary
Total Enrollment 465
Glen Edwards Middle
204 L St.
ZIP: 95648
Middle
Total Enrollment 795
Horizon Charter
2800 Nicolaus Rd., Ste. 100
ZIP: 95648
Other
Total Enrollment 1348
Lincoln Crossing Elementary
635 Groveland Ln.
ZIP: 95648
Primary
Total Enrollment 666
Lincoln High
790 J St.
ZIP: 95648
High
Total Enrollment 1643
Partnerships For Student-centered Learning
2800 Nicolaus Rd., Ste. 100
ZIP: 95648
Other
Total Enrollment 1125
Phoenix High (continuation)
870 J St.
ZIP: 95648
High
Total Enrollment 74
Twelve Bridges Elementary
2450 E.ridge Dr.
ZIP: 95648
Primary
Total Enrollment 645
Twelve Bridges Middle
770 W.view Dr.
ZIP: 95648
Middle
Total Enrollment 804

Lincoln Private Schools

Community Christian Schools
1545 First St
ZIP: 95648
Elementary
Total Enrollment 60
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